A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Wenping in China on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 20:45:14 / February 6, 2020 @ 8:45 pm. Id of earthquake: us70007k9n. Event ids that are associated: us70007k9n. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:45:14 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 103.376° East, 27.015° North, depth 32.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.63 km (20 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Weining (c. 56 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weining, Zhaotong (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km SW of Wenping, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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